Forestry Schools In Oklahoma

Forestry classes faculty can choose to work at one of 3 accredited forestry schools in Oklahoma. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the forestry academic community in Oklahoma, and the future trends in forestry training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Forestry
  • Masters degree in Forestry


Schools

  1. Eastern Oklahoma State College

    1301 W Main St, Wilburton, Oklahoma 74578-4999

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College

    200 I St NE, Miami, Oklahoma 74354

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus

    107 Whitehurst, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078-1015

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oklahoma Vs. National Forestry Employment

Oklahoma 2,360
National 128,010

Approximately 2% of the country's forestry professionals work in Oklahoma state.

Employment Growth for Forestry professionals In Oklahoma

1,660 1,280 1,310 620 2,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oklahoma, forestry is a growing field. There were 700 more forestry professionals working in Oklahoma in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Oklahoma, this field has grown by 42% in four years. This growth is faster than the national trend for forestry professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of forestry professionals working around the nation.

Forestry VS. All Professions salaries in Oklahoma

$40,584 $51,323 $52,172 $48,748 $49,486
$38,070 $39,720 $40,527 $41,574 $42,968
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Forestry
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to forestry professionals are growing in Oklahoma. In 2006 forestry professionals made a mean salary of $40,584 per year, and in 2010 they made $49,486 per year.

Salary percentiles for Forestry professionals in Oklahoma

10th percentile
$29,832
25th percentile
$39,076
50th percentile
$49,744
75th percentile
$59,060
90th percentile
$68,700

This represents a 18% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Oklahoma state, within the field of forestry, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid forestry professionals earn 130% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Forestry professionals and related professions in Oklahoma

Biology
$52,696
Fire Science
$48,060
Forestry
$49,486
Public Administration
$71,932

In Oklahoma, forestry professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Forestry programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oklahoma

associate
3
bachelor
0
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

The number of students graduating from the 3 accredited forestry schools in Oklahoma is decreasing. In Oklahoma, there were 50 graduates in 2006. And there were 14 graduates from forestry courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of forestry school degree or certificate graduates in Oklahoma by 72%. 75% of these graduates received a associate's degree in forestry.

Forestry Faculty Salaries in Oklahoma

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